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Biden highlights growing economic divide in US

Washington, Jan 15 | US President-elect Joe Biden has highlighted a growing economic divide between those few people "at the very top" and the...

US blacklists Xiaomi, company reviewing consequences (2nd Ld)

New Delhi/San Francisco, Jan 15 | After the US government blacklisted Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi as a "Communist Chinese military company", the company on Friday...

Indian-origin man kills daughter, mother-in-law, commits suicide in US

New York, Jan 15 | An Indian-origin man has killed his daughter and mother-in-law after which he committed suicide in a New York state...

US hampering chances for dialogue between Iran, Gulf states: Russian FM

Moscow, Jan 15 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the US is doing all it can to hamper any chance for dialogue...

Xiaomi stock down 10% after US blacklists smartphone maker (Ld)

San Francisco, Jan 15 | After Huawei and ZTE, the US government has now taken on the Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi, blacklisting it as a...

US blacklists Xiaomi as ‘Communist Chinese military company’

San Francisco, Jan 15 | After Huawei and ZTE, the US government has now taken on the Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi, blacklisting it as a...

US claims Austria, Spain, UK digital taxes discriminate

Washington, Jan 15 | The US Trade Representative (USTR)'s Office has claimed that digital service taxes (DSTs) adopted by Austria, Spain and the UK...

US weekly unemployment claims soar to nearly 1 mn

Washington, Jan 15 | Initial unemployment claims in the US soared to 965,000 last week, indicating severe disruption to the labor market recovery by...

‘US attempt to challenge one-China principle doomed to fail’

United Nations, Jan 15 | The Chinese mission to the United Nations (UN) tweeted that the US attempt to challenge the one-China principle is...

US Covid-19 cases surpass 23 mn: Johns Hopkins University

Washington, Jan 14 | Currently the hardest hit country in the world by the pandemic, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the...

US tells Tesla to recall 158,000 cars for failing displays

San Francisco, Jan 14 | The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US has asked Tesla to recall nearly 158,000 Model S...

US cancer death rate seens biggest single-year decline on record

Washington, Jan 14 | The death rate from cancer in the US has dropped by 2.4 per cent from 2017 to 2018, the biggest...

US to require visitors to prove they are Covid-free (Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 13 | All visitors flying to the US will be required from January 26 to prove they are free...

US to require negative Covid tests for all int’l passengers

Washington, Jan 13 | The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a new requirement for a negative Covid-19 test to...

Oil prices surge on fall in US inventory, Saudi supply cut

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Crude oil prices rose on Wednesday, with the Brent crude trading above $57 per barrel, due to decline of...

Stunning revelations from first FBI briefing after US Capitol attack

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 13 | Less than a week after a deadly January 6 attack on the US Capitol by a pro...

US scrambles to speed up Covid-19 shots

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 13 | Alarmed by a sluggish coronavirus vaccine rollout, US health agencies announced a string of changes to expand...

Cuba condemns US for adding it to terrorism blacklist

Havana, Jan 13 | Cuba condemns its inclusion in a US list of countries that sponsor terrorism, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said.Cuba condemns...

US Capitol Police probing officers over riot

Washington, Jan 12 | The US Capitol Police (USCP) has confirmed that it was investigating some officers over their actions during the January 6...

New US new tariffs on French, German items to take effect

Washington, Jan 12 | The US government has said that new tariffs on aircraft parts and other products from France and Germany will take...

‘US move to designate Houthis as terrorists may have repercussions’

United Nations, Jan 12 | The US government's decision to designate Yemen's Iran-backed Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi militia, as terrorists...

US designates Cuba as ‘State Sponsor of Terrorism’ (Ld)

Washington, Jan 12 | The US has added Cuba to the list of "State Sponsor of Terrorism", a move to constrain the incoming Joe...

US faced 25% increase in food insufficiency during Covid

Toronto, Jan 12 | Researchers have found a 25 per cent increase in food insufficiency during the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in an increase...

New US admin urged to shut ‘disgraceful’ Guantanamo prison

Washington, Jan 12 | A group of UN human rights experts has appealed to the new US administration of President-elect Joe Biden to immediately...

Ukrainian individuals, entities sanctioned over US poll interference

Washington, Jan 12 | The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions against seven Ukrainian individuals and four entities "that are part of a Russia-linked...

Russia, US should extend nuke treaty: Gorbachev

Moscow, Jan 12 | Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev said that Russia and the US should extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New...

US designates Cuba as ‘State Sponsor of Terrorism’

Washington, Jan 12 | The US has added Cuba to the list of "State Sponsor of Terrorism", a move that might constrain the incoming...

‘Collusion between Taiwan and US will face resolute countermeasures’

Beijing, Jan 12 | Collusion between Taiwan and the United States will face resolute countermeasures from the mainland, a mainland spokesperson said.Zhu Fenglian, a...

Article of impeachment against Trump introduced in US lower house (Ld)

Washington, Jan 11 | An unprecedented second impeachment of outgoing US President Donald Trump in the final days of his term has been initiated,...

US to designate Yemen’s Houthi militia as ‘terrorist group’

Washington, Jan 11 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that he would notify Congress of his intent to declare Yemen's Iran-backed...

37 US soldiers, 5 civilians test Covid-19 positive in S.Korea

Seoul, Jan 11 | Thirty-seven more American soldiers and five civilians have tested positive for Covid-19 upon their arrival in South Korea, the US...

Twitter braces for pro-Trump rally at its US headquarters

San Francisco, Jan 11 | Angry at Twitter which permanently banned US President Donald Trump on its platform following the Capitol chaos last week,...

Sudden accelerations in Tesla cars were user error: US govt

San Francisco, Jan 9 | A year-long review of Tesla cars in the US has concluded that there is not enough evidence to open...

Kim Jong-un urges US to end hostile policy

Seoul, Jan 9 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has urged the US to end its hostile policy towards Pyongyang, state media reported on...

140,000 jobs lost in US in Dec 2020

Washington, Jan 9 | US employers slashed 140,000 jobs in December 2020, the first monthly decline in employment since April 2020, as recent Covid-19...

US sanctions Iraqi militia leader over human rights abuse

Washington, Jan 9 | The US has announced sanctions against an Iraqi militia leader over "serious human rights abuse".In a statement issued on Friday,...

Khamenei bans import of Covid-19 vaccines from US, UK

Tehran, Jan 9 | Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced in a televised address a ban on the import of coronavirus vaccines from...

Injured US Capitol police officer dies

Washington, Jan 8 | The US Capitol Police (USCP) has confirmed that an officer who was wounded during the violent protests that rocked Washington...

China celebrates US Capitol Hill attack, world leaders stress need to...

By Mahua VenkateshNew Delhi, Jan 8 | As the unfolding of the ghastly attack inside Capitol Hill in Washington by outgoing US President Donald...

Angry twitterati: Indians watch US Capitol violence with dismay, strong feelings

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Jan 8 | The extraordinary situation that engulfed Washington after thousands of President Donald Trumps supporters, egged on by his...

US Transportation Secy resigns in protest over Capitol violence

Washington, Jan 8 | US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has announced her resignation in protest over the chaos and violence that rocked Capitol Hill.With...

‘US Capitol attack shows impact of hatred by political leaders’

Geneva, Jan 8 | Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said that the violent assault on the US Capitol showed the...

US suspends proposed tariffs on French products

Washington, Jan 8 | The US Trade Representative's (USTR) Office said that it has decided to suspend proposed tariffs on about $1.3 billion worth...

Merkel angry, sad over US Capitol chaos

Berlin, Jan 8 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her anger and sadness after supporters of US President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building...

US suffers record-high daily cases, deaths, hospitalizations

Washington, Jan 8 | The US witnessed another grim milestone on Wednesday amid the chaos at the Capitol, with the country's daily Covid-19 cases,...

US Justice Department fines Boeing $2.5bn for coverup over 737 Max...

Washington, Jan 8 | The US Justice Department announced on Thursday that Boeing has agreed to pay more than $2.5 billion to resolve a...

US confirms over 50 Covid-19 variant cases

Washington, Jan 8 | A total of 52 cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in Britain have been confirmed in the US, according...

US homeland security official urges Trump to ‘strongly condemn’ violence at...

Washington, Jan 8 | Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Thursday urged President Donald Trump to "strongly condemn" the violence that took...

Profit booking, US unrest subdues market, IT stocks down (Roundup)

Mumbai, Jan 7 | Profit booking, along with global cues such as the US unrest, pulled the Indian equity benchmark indices to close at...

How did the pro Trump mob waltz into US Capitol?

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 7 | They smashed windows, they climbed walls, they took down the American flag and replaced it with a...

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Railways kept Khadi going with Rs 49-cr order during lockdown

By Anand SinghNew Delhi, Jan 15 | Even as the coronavirus pandemic halted most of the mail, express and passenger trains from operating across...